News and Events
In a stellar show of appreciation for Brendan J. Dugan '68, the deceased former President of St. Francis College, friends of the College donated $375,000 at the first Brendan J. Dugan '68 Memorial Meadow Brook Club Golf Outing, on June 20.
A record number of mid-career writers are looking to claim the 2017 St. Francis College $50,000 Literary Prize, 50 more entries than for the 2015 edition of the contest.
It was the perfect day for an outdoor graduation at Brooklyn Bridge Park, as almost 400 St. Francis College students and thousands of friends and family celebrated the College's Spring 2017 Commencement, Wednesday, May 24.
St. Francis College now offers the opportunity to become part of that writing scene with its new MFA in Creative Writing beginning July 5 and led by new faculty member Marlon James, the 2015 Man Booker Prize winner for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.
Previously incarcerated students from St. Francis College's Post-Prison Program followed a May 1, 2017 screening of Rikers: An American Jail with a frank discussion on their experiences behind bars, at Rikers and other institutions, and their time now on the cusp of earning an undergraduate degree.
St. Francis College proudly celebrated its top students and Fr. Patrick Desbois, a man working to honor victims of the Holocaust, at the 133rd Charter Day convocation on April 28, 2017
From the latest in Italian soccer to a portable water fountain for dogs, St. Francis College student entrepreneurs pitched their best entrepreneurial ideas to a team of experts at the 2017 College-Wide Pitch Contest on April 27.
The year-end Project Access ceremony celebrated the success of a top graduate at St. Francis College as well as the potential of students currently in the program on April 27, 2017.
The rain washed out a night of New York Mets baseball April 25, but there was no stopping Dr. John Sexton from delivering his talk, Baseball as a Road to God, at a special St. Francis College presentation at Citi Field, hosted by Mets Owner Fred Wilpon.
Two producers of My Italian Secret: Forgotten Heroes, Vincent Marmorale and Vincent Degiaimo '72, a graduate of St. Francis College, came to St. Francis April 24, 2017 to screen the film then talk about the movie and the heroism of the Italians who saved thousands of lives during the Holocaust.